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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida

    Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida
    As Florida's annual lawmaking session begins, state leaders are grappling with a bitter reality for the state's cash crop. Its very existence may be in jeopardy. "Our citrus industry is on the verge of collapse," State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Quincy,...

    Former Delaware ag secretary leads trade mission

    Federal officials say Delaware's former agriculture secretary is leading a government trade mission to Southeast Asia. Michael Scuse now serves as undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He will lead representatives from six state ag...

    Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities

    MINNEAPOLIS Adam Donkers and many of his friends at the University of Minnesota don't need to worry about jobs after graduating. They're majoring in agricultural sciences or agricultural business, and large and small companies are eager to hire them....

    At L.A. Prep, artisanal food makers can rent their own kitchens

    At L.A. Prep, artisanal food makers can rent their own kitchens
    Matt Walton's caramel corn was a hit. Gourmet shops were clamoring for more, hooked on a recipe handed down by his grandmother. But Walton hit a wall. He couldn't find a commercial kitchen to expand production. His company was too big for his home,...